Justice Rising Blog Archives: June, 2013

Strengthening the Rule of Law by Measuring Local Practice, One Rule at a Time

Todd Foglesong and Christopher Stone | 06/30/2013

The quality of justice, many insist, cannot be measured by an index or an indicator. True enough, at least of justice in the aggregate, or justice with a capital J, but not necessarily of its...

Index Data Spotlight: Order & Security around the Globe

Rule of Law Index Team | 06/28/2013

This week, in anticipation of our panel on Security and Law Enforcement at the World Justice Forum IV, our Index Data Spotlight highlights the state of order and security around the world.

The 160 Girls Project - A Great Success for Kenya

Cherie Blair CBE | 06/20/2013

Rape and sexual abuse is a threat that hangs over women wherever they live in the world. But in some countries that threat is more terrible because that violence is much more likely to occur. It...

The Past, Present and Possible Future of Legal Empowerment: One Practitioner’s Perspective

Stephen Golub | 06/07/2013

This paper offers one practitioner’s perspective on the origins, evolution and possible direction of legal empowerment (LE), which in some ways is a new field and in others is a continuation of many...

A New Global Partnership: Eradicate Poverty and Transform Economies Through Sustainable Development

WJP Staff | 06/07/2013

On May 30, a 27 member of a High Panel co-chaired by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia, and Prime Minister David Cameron of the United...

Rule of Law Highlights - June

WJP STAFF | 06/01/2013

A look around the world at the latest rule of law events in June